Our client is an innovative catering and restaurant business providing healthy fast food and nutritious meals to children. Based in Sharjah, they provide catering services across the UAE to schools; nurseries and other children focused organizations. They are currently looking to recruit a Catering Manager who can run the kitchen team and ensure that all standards are consistently delivered for catering contracts.
The Catering Manager will be responsible for:
• Managing the kitchen team
• Ensuring that team members are managed to deliver performance
• Establishing and implementing training programme for all team members.
• Controlling food costs
• Planning and approving schedules for the kitchen team ensuring coverage across all meal periods
• Ensuring that menus and recipes are developed and in place to serve all catering contracts
• Ensuring that processes and systems are in place to maintain standards of food hygiene, health and safety at all times
• Ensuring that the all systems of software, control and financial management are in place to record, monitor and analyze performance
• Monitoring preparation and cooking of all meals to agreed standards
• Sourcing the best quality, best value produce
15,000 to 25,000
per month inclusive of fixed allowances.
• 7+ years experience in the industry plus catering experience of at least 5 years
• 5 years experience of managing a kitchen team
• Preferably catering or food related qualification from a recognized college or university
• HACCP certification
• Additional industry accreditation from professional training courses attended
Job specific Knowledge and Skills:
• Expert technical cooking skills and theoretical knowledge of cooking styles
• Advanced knowledge of global cuisines
• Quantified experience in food safety and hygiene
• Competent in word, excel and other software packages
• Highly competent oral and written skills
• Sound knowledge of stock control and financial budgets
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